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Are you looking to make your website more engaging? Are you in need of a new way to explain some of your website features? What if you could use a free online tool to create engaging screencasts in as little as a few minutes? Screencast software has been around for years. There are some really great tools already out there. With that said, a new free screencast program has hit the streets and it’s looking to make things even easier for users. In this article we are going to explain what Screenr is, how to use it, the benefits you’ll receive, as well as, see how it stacks up against other free AND paid screencast software tools.
Screenr is a new screencast recording tool. Screenr allows you to record screencasts and publish them to a unique web page on Screenr. Website owners can take advantage of this new free tool for creating things like product demos, explaining features of their website, comparing other websites to their own, etc. What’s nice about Screenr is that it’s completely web-based, so there’s nothing to install. It runs on both Macs and PCs. It’s free to use and the video/audio quality is quite good.
Interested in testing Screenr out? Nice! It’s extremely simple to use. Here are the steps that you need to follow to use Screenr effectively:
Everything you say and do is now being recorded. You can pause your recording at any time. Simply click ‘Done’ when your recording is complete. You can then use the text box to add a message to your Screenr screen cast. That message will then appear under your screencast, which is served up on its own unique web page.
It’s that simple!
Screenr is a great tool for making your website more interactive. Instead of simply explaining a new product, service, news article, website feature, etc. with copy, you can now easily do it with video and audio. Screencasts are much more engaging than reading words on a web page. Here are a few of the many benefits you’ll receive if you start using Screenr to record screencasts for your website.
As we mentioned above, there are a lot of other screencast software programs out there for you to take advantage of. Perhaps you’ve even used some of them. Before completely ignoring these other screencast applications for Screenr, let’s examine some of them so that you can make an educated decision on which screencast software makes the most sense for you and your website.
Here’s a more extensive list of free screencasting tools.
Now that we have seen what other screencasting software is out there, let’s take some time to compare those competitors with Screenr. Below is a list of pros and cons to using Screenr over its competitors:
After doing a little research, reviewing this article, and taking some time to think through what you’re looking to achieve for your website, do you think you’ll use Screenr over its competitors to create your next big screencast? Screenr seems like a great tool. Each time I have used Screenr it has worked perfectly. I’m sure other screencast software can work well for you, but for me, Screenr is my screencast tool of choice. How about you? Will you use Screenr? Leave your comments below.
“So that’s Screenr. Screencasts made easy!” – Screenr.com
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Ryan Taft is a twenty-something entrepreneur with a passion for helping small businesses use online marketing tools to reach more customers and prospects, build relationships with those folks, and ultimately grow sales.